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Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way

University of Utah Distinguished Professor Gerald Stringfellow, a former dean of the U’s College of Engineering and a pioneer in LED technology, has been awarded a top research prize for his career-long work in the process for making light-emitting diodes.Read more...

To Catch a Wireless Thief

To Catch a Wireless Thief

University of Utah School of Computing professor Sneha Kumar Kasera will create a system that allows cellphone and laptop users to help detect thieves stealing radio frequency waves.Read more...

Legendary U Engineering Grad, Simon Ramo, Passes

Legendary U Engineering Grad, Simon Ramo, Passes

University of Utah electrical engineering graduate, Simon Ramo, the chief architect of America’s intercontinental ballistic missile system and an aerospace pioneer, passed away June 27.Read more...

Cynthia Furse Receives Pioneers of Progress Award

Cynthia Furse Receives Pioneers of Progress Award

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering professor Cynthia Furse is this year’s recipient of the Days of ’47 Pioneers of Progress Award for Science and Technology.Read more...

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Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

University of Utah materials science and engineering assistant professor Taylor Sparks was born and raised in Utah. So when it was time for him to become a fulltime faculty member at a major university, there wasn’t a question about where he wanted to go — he wanted to come back home. As one of the newer members of the Materials Science & Engineering Department, Sparks is revolutionizing how ceramics can be used to help the world.

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